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. >> in tonight's feed frenzy. after five months and 50 witnesses, a jury will soon decide who is responsible for michael jackson's death. jackson's doctor conrad murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to four years behind bars for administering powerful drug that led to his overdose. jackson's family and two oldest kids say the concert promoter aeg, is also to blame. the potentially $1.5 billion question in the civil case, who should be responsible for what the doctor ordered? did aeg hire dr. murray or influence him. they argue only jackson was calling the shots. with the king of pop days away from a world tour when he died, the jackson family says aeg put
his health on the back burner to make sure he could perform. the judge threw out all the other claims. it comes done to these final arguments. michael's children, paris and prince have struggled without their dad. prince testified about the ongoing pain of the loss and paris even attempted suicide according to her mother. whatever the jury decide. chances are good the verdict will be appealed and the fight will continue. thank you for watching abc news. and "world news now" is coming up with overnight breaking news. join me for "good morning america" tomorrow and my new segment called
to -- tonight we are hours they won the seventh straight race and they are tied with emirates team new zealand. they are winners of the next race taking home cup. >> i am carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. john alston is live in san francisco with what this means for fans and the city. john it means thrills for money for sure. that final and deciding race is scheduled. the winds could change that. the fans are soaking up the stunning victory by team usa. it didn't seem they would get this far on the brink of the biggest come back of america's cup history. >> this is one of the most incredible days in sailing. it is an unbelievable come back. amazing. >> a bump and penalty in the first contest gave the
americans an edge against team new sze land -- team new zealand after a dominating seven-race lead. suddenly the america's cup is lasting longer than expected. >> i have been trying to couple for the last month to watch and i haven't been able to get off of work. i couldn't stand it anymore so i took off from work. >> they had to liqu liquor license and they were at this favored watering hole. they are complaining hotels jacked up the prices. the die hards are. up. >> i know we can do it. >> even mayor lee was not so sure about team usa. >> i kept asking staff when do i have to go down to give the trophy away? thinking when you are down 8-1 it is really near impossible to come back. >> wednesday afternoon we could find out for sure.
abc7 news. >> as sailing fan larry ellison cheered on his team oracle, his fans were left waiting. >> larry apologizes and wishes he can be here. he can't be in two places at once. >> no, he can't. he was there for his own keynote speech. ellison watched the racing instead. after the announcement he would not be there. many left frustrated and he skipped the earnings conference call last week so he could watch the races. >> new at 11:00, a high speed chase ended with a a crash that knocked a power pole on to a bus. just after 8:30, the driver slammed into another vehicle and hit a fire hydrant at foothill boulevard and 20th avenue. it flipped and knocked over a power pole. no one on the bus was hurt. officers arrested the driver of the car. the crash knocked out power to some pg&e customers in the area.
the beating that left an east bay man in a coma is down to two local high schools. they were found lying in the street over the weekend. tonight police are talking with self-teenagers. alan wang is live tonight where the victim is being treated. alan? >> yes, dan, david lamon is here in a medically enduced coma and his brother flew in from england. he is still in critical condition and they are still asking the public for help in making an arrest. tonight police say students have been questioned about the beating of a local man that has left him in a coma. >> i will say that the persons of interest do attend both of our local high schools. >> police have been questioning students at foothill and amadore valley high schools after 51-year-old david lamont was beaten by a group of juveniles outside of his home. it happened early on saturday morning. lamont confronted the group believed to be both male and female because they were making too much noise.
>> i can't always say i know where my children r. it is just one of those things. they move around in a different world from the one i grew up in. >> students tell us impromptuopp gatherings can pop up anywhere because of text messaging or twitter. >> there is a reason that we all talk about it and obsess about it and worry about it for the entire four years they are in high school and most of the time they are in college. >> a neighbor says he saw a gold or ma -- metallic brown suv leave the scene. they made no arrests and the father of two teenage daughters is still in a coma. alan wang, abc7 news. >> an attack inside a san leandro safe way -- safe way was captured on the store camera.you can see you can see on the video the man has a brief exchange with the store manager and then suddenly throws a punch right there. the ma the man ran out of the market without taking anything. the store manager fell and he
was seriously injured. he has been identified as a 51-year-old man. >> the family and friends gathered in honor of a livermore woman who is on life support after being hit by a suspected it drunk driver. christina is a nursing student at chico state. her parents say she is brain dead and being kept alive so they can donate her organs. she was riding her bike back from the school's library when she was hit by a car. a 19-year-old man faces charges in this case. police say he was drunk and sped away from the scene of the accident. >> a fire in the east bay rips through one home and damaged two others. it started before 2:30 this afternoon at a house on piedmont. they spread the fire to a pair of neighboring homes. the fires were quickly put out. it shows them tackling the flames from the roof. they joined piedmont fire in response. piedmont's chief says this was the first fire in the area since the devastating oakland hills firestorm of 1991.
and they will be keeping an eye on the weather. spencer christian is here with more on some potentially dangerous fire conditions. >> yes, there is a look at live doppler 7hd which shows clear skies across the bay area. we have strong, gusty winds expecting to get gustier. the fire weather watch is in affect tomorrow night through friday for the bay area hills. that include had the north bay mountains and the east bay hills. the winds are out of the north and gusts as high as 45 to 55 miles per hour in the highest peaks. the humidity will be below 30%. we have gusts across the bay area that are relatively strong, 22 miles an hour in half moon bay and 26 miles an hour in mountain view and they have been gustier in the early evening, but may incrows a bit. once again the fire is watch is in affect tomorrow night through friday. >> thanks very much. in san jose, students and parents had an honest discussion about bullying. they brought groups together including a representative from facebook to talk aboutprevs
behind the epidemic of bullying. cyberbullying cases are also on the rise. just yesterday the governor signed a bill making california the first state to require websites to give minors a way to remove embarrassing posts. and belmont police are looking for a burglar who is targeting family vehicles during little league baseball games. it happened the last three sundays at the belmont sports complex. a photo was taken where a used the card tosed. buy power tools. new at 11:00, john mcafee is promising to launch a new company that will make the internet hack proof. mac uh fee told our media partner he will create a new kind of internet, one that is centralized. he will provide more details at a tech conference in san jose. mac uh fee made use for a string of bizarre behaviors. he buried himself in the sand and faked a heart attack in
central america to escape questioning in the death of his neighbor in belize. mac uh fee is a person of interest in that case. looking are to deals on designer duds? if you are not careful, you could get duped. >> yes, 7 on your side's michael finney is here on -- is here with tips on how to avoid getting ripped off. >> are you shopping for purses or shoes? the bad guys know it, but there are ways you can spot a fake. the telltale signs yourcouture s counterfeit. >> and how thieves used aluminum foil to rip off a gas station. >> and a star goes down.
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the only sure way to know if you are getting the real thing is to buy from a flagship store or reputable department store. if you are trying to save money and you are buying it used or on-line, that's where you can be duped. buying couture brands on the internet is easier than ever before. but those who plan to drop hundreds or even thousands of dollars take a risk. helen collects dresses and frequently buys used on the internet. looking at the pictures i thought i was getting the genuine article. when it came in it was obvious that it was fake. the fabric was polyester as opposed to silk. >> since then helen has turned to sites with a new one called lollypuff. >> we guarantee that every listing on isite is authentic. >> she had been a professional
authenticator for many yores. hired by sites to help them resolve claims from customers who think what they bought might be fake. she says there are some things that everyone can look out for when spotting a fake. >> a lot of counterfeits, but not all will also be missing other tags such as the care label and the hangear tags. >> goodwill gets so many donations they have created a store on ebay. >> the leather and the fabrics and the details of any particular design. these are the things we look for. >> they say it is generally fairly easy to identify a fake. but there are some brands that can be difficult. the hardest to guess is coach. coach has really good knockoffs. chanel puts authenticity cards in, but counter fitters go so
far as to include a knockoff card. >> anytime you see an uh thoan ties tee card that has a rainbow affect dash an authenticity card that has a rainbow affect, you know it is counterfeit. >> something to look for is leather souls. >> high end designer brands, the soul is made out of leather. so there is a natural curvature to the way the leather drapes across the shoe. >> if you have a shoe in hand you can tell a fake by the way it sounds. >> when you actually knock on it and you scratch on it, you can tell it is actually made out of plastic. >> goodwill's director of cetting -- marketing finds the couture the e donations in the y shop. and they follow the law with fakes. >> anything proven beyond a shadow of a doubt to be counterfeit we dispose of. >> the law also holds the importer reliable.
u.s. customs and border specialists say if a counterfeit item headed to you is seized before it even arrives at your doorstep, you are the importer and you are liable. >> the penalty that i was referring to is equal to the domestic value. it is as if the goods were genuine goods. >> let me underline this. so if you are buying a counterfeit coach purse for $12 and its real value is $1,000, you can be penalized a grand if you buy it. now if you think you have bought a fake or spotted a fake, there are a few organizations to report offenders. go to abc7news.com and click on a link. >> that's a powerful one. >> that is fascinating some of the tips are helpful. supply are many uses for aluminum foil, as you know, but you probably never thought of this one. credit card fraud. thieves wrapped foil around satellite dishes at several gas stations.
it blocked signals at connecting processing centers so they could use stolen or valid cards. they helped catch three people afte noticed unusually large transactions. >> the bill nye the science guy could be sitting out. he was injured during the paso-doble and the show waited after he tripped. they will give him an mr toy see see -- an mri to see if he can finish. >> that is notoriously treacherous. 49er day is just around the corner. we will carry the nfl network's broadcast of of the 9er ises versus the rams on thursday. we will have special content at abc7news.com, on our facebook page and on twitter at abc7 news bay area. larry beil and jerry rice takes over at 4:30 with a pre game show and they will be here for after the game as
well as soon as the game ends in st. louis. >> right now let's check our forecast. >> sandhya patel is off and spencer christian is filling in. >> here is a look at live doppler 7hd. it is pleasantly cool. this is looking back at the skyline under clear skies. 60 degrees here in san francisco. 63 across the bay. oakland 59 and san jose, 60, 58 at los gatos at half moon bay. another live view and check out the uniformity of these temperature readings. 60 at santa rosa and napa and novato and livermore. one more live view from the rooftop camera and looking at the embarcadero. these are our forecast features. it is the coolest for the next seven days. it will be warming up toward the end of the week and it will get warmer and dryer. we have a fire weather watch in affect tomorrow night through friday because of these strong, gusty winds. here is a look at the
satellite-radar come -- composite. it went through the bay area and behind it cool air and breezy conditions. it will continue for the next day and a half before giving way to warmer weather. as we follow the developments tomorrow into thursday, we will see a center of high pressure developing and positioning itself to our north. that will give us a different wind flow so we will have a warmer, dryer airflow starting on thursday. that will be the beginning of a five or six-gay warm up. meanwhile, the wind gusts over night will continue to be strong as we follow the time to tomorrow morning by 11:00 and midday hours we will see gusts again at or above 25 miles per hour. we have more windy weather coming our way. overnight tonight it will be breezy and clear and cool with low temperatures generally in the mid50s. a little cooler in the north bay valleys. tomorrow a pleasant day, but cooler than average. highs in the upper 60s to the low 70s. 69 at san jose. on the peninsula, similar temperature reelings, upper 60s to loy 70s.
71 at redwood city. it will be cool at pacifica and half moon bay. downtown san francisco a high of 65 tomorrow and north bay highs are 72 at santa rosa and 74 at napa and sonoma. looking for a high of 68 and 70 at castro valley. the inland east bay will have highs in the low to mid70s. here is the accu-weather seven-day forecast. the warming begins a little bit on thursday. more on friday. and then from the weekend and through early next week, the inland highs will reach into the mid80s. low 80s around the bay and midto upper 60s on the coast. it will gradually warm up and then stay that way for awhile. >> thank you very much. let's turn our attention to sports. >> everybody has an opinion on this, but some people's opinions are more important. colin kaepernick on exactly what is wrong with the 49ers. i think you want to hear from him. and whrook dabbing -- and look who is back
locked up they have one goal in sight. the possibility for the best record in the military league and that means home field advantage through the playoffs. boston loss so an a's win this evening would tie the red sox for the best record. a's in anaheim against the angels who jumped on aj griffin in the first. kendrick hitting this to the pirates of the caribbean out there. bases loaded for josh hamilton. a little looper and can't make the play. angels up 3-0 and goes five innings with three runs. jason vargas goes the distance
on a complete four-game hitter. they snap the five-game win streak. the a's stay one back of boston with the best record with four to play. giants hosting the dodgers. he is scaling the wall beard and all. what is a four-letter word for gone? how about, puig? he takes matt cain deep. it is 1-1 in the 6th when matt kemp smacks a solo homer. wilson takes the mound in the eighth and no problem at all. it is 94 miles an hour at one point, but struck out a pair and the dodgers hold on 2-1. jim harbaugh is facing his first real crisis since taking over as the 49er head coach. he has problems everywhere and injuries everywhere and head nooght thursday night game in -- into the thursday nate game in st. louis. they can't seem to run the ball at all. colin kaepernick has receivers who can't get open and on top
of it they have a short week to prepare for the rams. >> across the board the execution needs to be better. i think we can do that of the -- i think we can do that. we have the capacity to do that, the means to do it. it is something that is not just one little thing. >> i think everybody knows we have to get better. we are 1-2 for a reason. >> i don't think you can pinpoint one thing. we just have to get better and execute. >> we will have the niners-rams game on thursday night. jerry rice joins us for the pre game at 4:30 and then comes back with analysis after the game around 8:30. the -- they may pryor and he was knocked out on this play in the fourth quarter. tweeted he doesn't remember much of the game. he has to pass neurological tests to play against washington. >> he has to go through the protocol. we will look at how he is doing tomorrow. we will see whether or not he
is able to go or not. >> he got rocked. pre-season hockey. hockey is back. mccleland and the first round draft pick with the wrister. he scored twice as the sharks shut out the canucks 5-0. abc7 sports brought to you by riverwalk casino. it is the little things in life. >> thank you, larry. >> rock star, activists and now comedians. >> the spot on impression from we'll take something tasty and healthy. ♪ ♪ if you wanna go and fly with me ♪ ♪ it's buzz the bee on your tv ♪ ♪ oh how did i get this way? ♪ hey! must be the honey! ♪ there's a party going on in your cereal bowl ♪
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children. it is part of a new law backed by halle berry and jennifer garner. it was just signed by governor brown. taking the photos without parental consent could face a fine up to $10,000 and a year in jail. what could be the completion of one of the greatest comebacks in sports history could happen today. weather permitting in the america's cup. >> the race between the team in new zealand and an american-backed team is winner take all. >> here's the amazing part -- the u.s. team has been one loss away from surrendering the cup for a week. they have won seven straight races and another on the san francisco bay today. they will have staged a successful cup defense. however unlikely that seems.